To save content items to your account,
please confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies.
If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account.
Find out more about saving content to .
To save content items to your Kindle, first ensure email@example.com
is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings
on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part
of your Kindle email address below.
Find out more about saving to your Kindle.
Note you can select to save to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations.
‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be saved to your device when it is connected to wi-fi.
‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.
We begin by discussing the challenges of quantifying scientific impact. We introduce the h-index and explore its implications for scientists. We also detail the h-index’s strengths when compared with other metrics, and show that it bypasses all the disadvantages posed by alternative ranking systems. We then explore the h-index’s predictive power, finding that it provides an easy but relatively accurate estimate of a person’s acheivements. Despite its relative accuracy, we are aware of the h-index’s limitations, which we detail here with suggestions for possible remedies.
Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this to your organisation's collection.